HOMEOWNER EDUCATION BLOG

Remodeling should be a joy, not an inconvenience.

Simplifying all aspects of the residential construction process, without all the unnecessary jargon.

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PVC moldings used to create a traditional front door surround

Creating a Traditional Front Door Surround with Versatex PVC

Ever look at an older home and the front door and surrounding trim catches your eye? On this project in Brewster, NY we took advantage of the opportunity to replace some ...
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Schluter DITRA-Heat WiFi Thermostat Review

The Schluter DITRA-Heat WiFi thermostat is an excellent complement to their floor warming system. It allows for you to operate and manage your heated tile floor with ease, all from ...
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Components of a Heated Tile Floor

Adding floor warming to your bathroom, kitchen, or other room you have tile in makes it feel a bit more inviting and comforting. It’s one of those things that you ...
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Porch with PVC trim column wraps and molding

Pros and Cons of PVC Trim

Cellular PVC trim is a wood replacement product most commonly used in exterior applications. The applications are similar to wood, except it won’t rot, crack, cup, split or warp like ...
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10 Reasons to Hire a Contractor vs. DIY

Attempting to tackle a home remodel can sound enticing, but often homeowners are overwhelmed and find themselves biting off more than they can chew.   Here’s 10 reasons to consider ...
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The Scope of Work

The Scope of Work (also referred to as the Work Scope) in a construction project is an item-by-item description outlining exactly the work that will be done, as well as ...
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TEKRA HOMEOWNER EDUCATION SERIES

Simplifying all aspects of the residential construction process, without all the unnecessary jargon.

Are you a homeowner looking to remodel your home, add on to your home, build your custom dream home, or just want to learn more about the construction process? Well we're here to help.

ABOUT THE SERIES

The goal of the TEKRA Homeowner Education Series is to simplify the construction process so you can feel more confident and comfortable during your next project. The ability to make educated and informed decisions starts with understanding the basics.

The series consists of short, informative, 1-3 minute video clips as well as expanded blog posts documenting different aspects of the construction process and detailing all that goes into creating a beautiful final product.

We understand that the building and remodeling process can be overwhelming so we try to cover a wide range of topics to help you along your journey. We encourage you to use it as a resource to learn about different materials and processes, as well as some of the things to expect when hiring a contractor.

Be sure to follow us on Instagram (@tekra_builders) or Facebook (facebook.com/tekrabuilders) so you don’t miss a beat and catch some behind the scenes action of our projects! Feel free to reach out with any feedback or topics you’d like to see covered.

Our Mission

We strive to build a beautifully crafted home that you and your family will love. We want to make the construction process a satisfying and rewarding experience for our clients and our goal is to create spaces and relationships that will stand the test of time.

 

Attention to detail, craftsmanship and care are what we here at TEKRA Builders are all about.

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We would love to hear about your future project.